Yearly Archives: 2009

What do you get for the puppies who have everything?

My parents have two puppies. They figured that two puppies would be easier than one puppy. And it’s not hard to see why they were able to convince themselves of that. See? Incredible cuteness, right? Except now, they’re not really puppies anymore – at a little over a year old, each one weighs about 75 […]

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Holiday Biscotti, Three Ways

If you’re sending holiday cookies to friends and family, biscotti is a great option. These twice-baked cookies ship well and keep well. Toss in some festive ingredients – peppermint, say, or pistachio and dried cranberries – and these make perfect holiday gifts. I’ve used this Biscotti Toscani recipe from AllRecipes many times, and people seem […]

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Cranberry-Pear Compote

There’s something particularly festive about fresh cranberries. Whether it’s their vibrant color or the way they pair perfectly with roasted turkey and apple pie, cranberries seem to herald the holidays. Cranberries are one of only a few fruits native to North America, and were used by several Native American tribes for medicinal purposes and to […]

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November

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